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Does Childhood Poverty Affect Brain Development?

A study published in Nature Neuroscience earlier this year found that children of poor families have smaller brains than affluent children.

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Marisa Wong  |  February 27, 2013 10:11 AM | 1 Comment
A recent report from the Center for an Urban Future looks at the role of public libraries in the digital age.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 25, 2013 5:12 PM | Updated: February 13, 2013 12:00PM | 1 Comment
Should cities begin "managed retreat"?VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 6:04 PM | 1 Comment
But some observers wonder who the new units will benefit.VIDEO
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Madeline Orton  |  January 22, 2013 10:57 AM | Comments
Liberty Science Center is featuring "The Art of Science," an exhibition of the top 45 photographs from Princeton University's annual competition of the same name. VIDEO
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An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and more.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
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Ali Winston for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 11:35 AM | Comments
The city's evacuation zone maps used 2003 data and scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed by the actual outcome.VIDEO
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David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 7, 2012 10:36 AM | 1 Comment
Media at the dispensary in Montclair outnumbered the 20 patients who had an appointment on opening day.VIDEO
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Philly Bubaris  |  December 4, 2012 12:57 PM | 1 Comment
Parks across New York, from Long Island to the Bronx, share reports of their tree losses and photos of damage.VIDEO
Proposed New York Wheel and development courtesy of the mayor's office and the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Melissa Checker for Gotham Gazette  |  November 27, 2012 10:43 AM | 2 Comments
After Sandy, residents doubt the wisdom of building world's largest Ferris Wheel on the North Shore.
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